Why Should I Test

Passing a test unlocks additional classes (listed below). Failing a test reveals strengths and weaknesses, so you’ll know what you need to work on. Also, it’s FUN!

Unlock the following classes by passing the Intermediate Back Flips advancement test:

  • Intermediate Back Flips

How to Test

Open your ZenPlanner app and register for the test the same way you would for normal classes. Then just show up as you normally would for a class.

The Intermediate Back Flips advancement test is being administered on the following dates:

  • Saturday, May 14th at 3pm
  • Saturday, August 20th at 3pm
  • Sunday, September 18th at 3pm
  • Saturday, November 12th at 3pm
Your can find the full list of monthly testing details HERE.
Chad flipping off a wall

Scoring

Each skill is scored from 0 to 10 points. In order to advance, students must accumulate a minimum of 80 points out of 100 total points; this equates to an average score of 8 or better on each skill. Any skill scored 0-2 will be an immediate failure, so be sure you review each skill and ask a coach if you have any questions.

SKILLS

SHATSP

Demonstrate your knowledge of the three body positions and three body shapes:

  • Straight, hollow, arch
  • Tuck, straddle, pike

This skill is worth 20 points, while all other test skills are worth 10 points

BRIDGE KICK OVER

Starting in a bridge position with hands on the ground and feet on the deck, kick over yourself backwards to end standing up on the ground

BACKWARD PK SHOULDER ROLL

Perform a standard backward Parkour shoulder roll on the ground

  • Head cannot touch the ground and must be off to the side
  • Hands should guide your roll to one side of your head

Back Flip Timer

Demonstrate a backflip timer onto mats, with a backward shoulder roll to finish

Back Flip Timer

Demonstrate a back roll off the 7’ box to port-a-pit mats

Back Flip

Perform a backflip from the deck onto a port-a-pit mat

Cartwheel

Perform a gymnastics-style cartwheel on the ground

gymnastics cartwheel

Mocaco

Perform a mocaco on the floor

Back HandSpring

Perform a back handspring off the deck onto port-a-pit mats